Tagged: United States

Trump Will Not Insist on Two-State Solution as Netanyahu Visits News Roundup
Andrew Beatty & David Clark, AFP

Trump Will Not Insist on Two-State Solution as Netanyahu Visits

President Donald Trump welcomes Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on Wednesday after an administration official signaled a break with US support for a two-state solution...

about 6 days ago
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Should #RejectFriedman Op-Eds & Analysis
Josh Ruebner, Huffington Post

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Should #RejectFriedman

Tomorrow President Donald Trump will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House. Will the highly anticipated meeting result in groundbreaking policy developments...

about 1 week ago
Expert Q&A: On the First Trump-Netanyahu Meeting Q&As
Yousef Munayyer

Expert Q&A: On the First Trump-Netanyahu Meeting

Ahead of the meeting between President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House and Thursday’s confirmation hearing for Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with Yousef Munayyer, Executive Director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights.

about 1 week ago
Flynn, Trump Aide Under Scrutiny, Will Attend Netanyahu Meetings News Roundup
Michael Wilner, The Jerusalem Post

Flynn, Trump Aide Under Scrutiny, Will Attend Netanyahu Meetings

US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn carefully planned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the White House over the past month, synthesizing policy points with his Israeli counterpart...

about 1 week ago
Trump’s Israel Ambassador Linked to New Expansion of Radical West Bank Settlement News Roundup
Judy Maltz, Haaretz

Trump’s Israel Ambassador Linked to New Expansion of Radical West Bank Settlement

An organization headed by David Friedman, the U.S. ambassador-designate to Israel, is behind a new construction project in the West Bank settlement of Beit El recently approved by the government.

about 2 weeks ago
Bill Brings Middle East Boycott Conflict to Annapolis News Roundup
Michael Dresser, Baltimore Sun

Bill Brings Middle East Boycott Conflict to Annapolis

State lawmakers are wading into the conflict in the Middle East as they consider legislation that would put Maryland squarely on the side of Israel against critics who would boycott the Jewish state.

about 2 weeks ago
Palestinians Fear Being Sidelined by Trump White House News Roundup
Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh, AP

Palestinians Fear Being Sidelined by Trump White House

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in meetings with U.S. presidents and secretaries of state in the past 12 years, has tried unsuccessfully to reach...

about 2 weeks ago
Yes, The Trump Administration Has Taken A Position On Israeli Settlements Op-Eds & Analysis
Josh Ruebner, Huffington Post

Yes, The Trump Administration Has Taken A Position On Israeli Settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken full advantage of what he views as a more propitious climate in Washington, DC under the Trump administration to embark on a massive expansion...

about 2 weeks ago
The Trump Administration Has Frozen Obama’s Quiet Attempt to Send $221 Million to Palestine News Roundup
Alex Lockie & Associated Press, Business Insider

The Trump Administration Has Frozen Obama’s Quiet Attempt to Send $221 Million to Palestine

The State Department is reviewing a last-minute decision by former Secretary of State John Kerry to send $221 million dollars to the Palestinians late last week over the objections of congressional Republicans.

on January 25, 2017
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